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Patrick Bolton

Patrick Bolton

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Patrick Bolton is Professor of Economics at Columbia University and Visiting Professor at Imperial College London.

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  1. Give Argentina a Break
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    Give Argentina a Break

    Jun 5, 2020 Patrick Bolton calls private-sector creditors' hardline stance on payments completely unreasonable in light of the pandemic.

  2. The Necessity of a Global Debt Standstill that Works
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    The Necessity of a Global Debt Standstill that Works

    Apr 23, 2020 Patrick Bolton, et al. say any repayment freeze to help emerging economies withstand COVID-19 must include all private creditors.

  3. How to Keep Central Banks Independent
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    How to Keep Central Banks Independent

    Jul 11, 2019 Patrick Bolton, et al. propose new measures to help monetary policymakers remain effective guardians of financial stability.

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    Germany’s Emerging War Economy

    Dalia Marin outlines how the country can transform its economy and help Europe achieve strategic autonomy.
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    Japan’s Post-Abe Trust Crisis

    Akira Kawamoto explains how Fumio Kishida’s embattled government can regain public confidence and boost economic growth.
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    Liz Truss vs. the Bank of England

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how UK policymakers can prevent a financial crisis by helping pensioners and homeowners.
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    What’s Happened to China’s Economy?

    Zhang Jun worries that weakened incentives for local-government policy innovation are undermining dynamism and growth.
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    Women, Life, Freedom, and the Left

    Slavoj Žižek

    Four recent global news stories have revealed the varieties of women’s empowerment, showing how the politics of sex and gender can either challenge or reinforce existing power structures. For Western liberals, understanding these dynamics will be crucial to beating back the new right.

    shows how four recent news events highlight the failings of Western progressives to counter the far right.
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    Toward a Progressive Economic Agenda

    Mariana Mazzucato offers a five-pronged policy blueprint for the left to counter populism and recover electoral relevance.
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    The Gorbachev Diagnosis

    Daniel Yergin revisits a 2001 interview with the former Soviet leader to consider where things went awry for Russia.
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    The Canary in the Inflation Coal Mine

    Jonathan D. Ostry explains why central banks should pay much greater attention to shipping costs.
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    The Crumbling Nuclear Taboo

    Beatrice Fihn urges countries to refrain from responding to Russia's nuclear threats with nuclear threats of their own.

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